CAIR-Houston to Attend School Board Meeting on Anti-Muslim Teacher

CAIR-logo(HOUSTON, TEXAS, 12/3/14) -- On Thursday, December 4, representatives of the Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) will be available for media interviews prior to a Houston Independent School District board meeting on the possible resignation of anti-Muslim teacher Angela Box.

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CAIR-OK Condemns Murder of Oklahoma Man by ISIS

CAIR-logo(Oklahoma City, OK 12/1/14) - The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the tragic murder of Oklahoma native, William Henderson, by what is being reported to be an ISIS allied terrorist group.

In a statement, CAIR-OK said:

"Just as we have denounced previous killings of innocent civilians by the ISIS terrorist groups, we condemn the tragic murder of William Henderson and once again disavow the anti-Islamic ideology that produces such inhumane actions. We also offer our sincere condolences to Mr. Henderson's family and loved ones."

SEE: Oklahoma man killed by Islamic extremists in Egypt

http://newsok.com/oklahoma-man-killed-by-islamic-extremists-in-egypt/article/5371890

Oklahoma's Muslim community has been vocal in their repeated condemnation of extremist groups including ISIS. In September 2014, CAIR coordinated rallies to denounce ISIS and their extremist actions in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

SEE: OKC Muslim Leaders Rally To Denounce ISIS

http://www.news9.com/story/26582035/okc-muslim-leaders-rally-to-denounce-isis

As one of our Core principles, CAIR condemns all acts of violence against civilians by any individual, group or state.

CAIR-Oklahoma is a chapter of America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialog, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani, 405-248-5853, [email protected]; CAIR-OK Board Chair Saad Mohammed, 405-210-4775, [email protected]